the great battle of Kurukshetra began, Shri Krishna did not fight personally; he remained
the guide, philosopher and the supreme strategist of the battle. He inspired Arjuna to
fight and revealing himself as Vaasudeva, the Supreme, asked him to be 'His
instrument' in destroying the sinners. Incidentally, on the field of battle, he delivered
the message of eternal life the Gita.
installing Yudhishthira on the throne at Hastinapura, Shri Krishna returned to
Dwarka. He came again to Hastinapura to attend the Ashvamedha sacrifice performed by
Yudhishthira. He returned to Dwarka again and lived happily for the rest of his